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September 6, 2016 |

MARTINS ADMITS TO BEING JUST ANOTHER PANDERING POLITICIAN

Glen Cove, NY - In an unguarded, but revealing moment, Republican candidate for congress, Jack Martins admitted that he's willing to say whatever he needs to win votes. In a conversation with Rita Ciolli, Editor of the Newsday Editorial Board, Martins said that a Republican Primary "forces" him to take certain positions.

“This is a classic example of a politician talking... | more

August 29, 2016 | The Island Now

Our Views: Don’t reward Martins’ tactics
Posted: Thursday, August 25, 2016 10:37 am

If chutzpah and hypocrisy were an Olympic event, Jack Martins’ request to delay the general election for the 3rd Congressional District until Dec. 6 would be a safe bet to win gold.

Martins asked a federal court judge for the delay last week after another federal judge ruled that Martins had to face Glen Cove Republican Philip Pidot in a... | more

August 25, 2016 | NY1

NY1 VIDEO: Candidate for Congress Tom Suozzi joined Josh Robin to discuss his run for the 3rd Congressional district seat, which includes parts of eastern Queens, as well as parts of Nassau County and Suffolk County on Long Island. He also shared his thoughts on Donald Trump and told us where he agrees and disagrees with Mayor Bill de Blasio.

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August 24, 2016 | Newsday

Judge Rejects GOP Fraud Claims for Suozzi Ballot Petitions
August 24, 2016 By Rick Brand

State Supreme Court Justice James McCormack has dismissed Republican claims that Democratic congressional candidate Tom Suozzi’s “Fix Washington” ballot petitions were permeated with fraud.

The ruling, which came late Tuesday, is a major setback for backers of State Sen, Jack Martins (R-Old Wstbury), who persists in challenging... | more

August 22, 2016 | Newsday

Jack Martins, of Old Westbury, running for Senate in the 7th District, votes on Election Day at The Wheatley School in Old Westbury on Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2014. (Credit: Steve Pfost)
State Sen. Jack Martins’ attempts to knock fellow Republican Philip Pidot off the primary ballot in the race for the 3rd Congressional District caused months of delays and expense for Pidot, and Martins’ reasons turned out to be unfounded. In the end, a court... | more

August 21, 2016 |

For Immediate Release:
August 21, 2016

Contact:
Bill O’Reilly (Pidot)
Wfbor@wfbor.com
Conor Walsh (Suozzi)
(630) 803-4724
Mike McDermott
msmwizard@aol.com

Press Release

REPUBLICAN, DEMOCRATIC AND LIBERTARIAN OPPONENTS UNITE AGAINST JACK MARTINS

CALL FOUL ON MARTINS DESPERATE ATTEMPT TO STAY OFF... | more

August 21, 2016 | The Island Now

Jack Martins' Bid for Delay Shakes up House Race

By Noah Manskar | Posted: Sunday, August 21, 2016 2:07 pm

Republican Jack Martins’ request last week to push back the 3rd Congressional District election threw another twist into an already closely watched, high-profile race.

The Old Westbury state senator asked a federal judge Aug. 19 to push the general election to Dec. 6 from Nov. 8, arguing that having only a month... | more

August 19, 2016 | The Island Now
tom Suozzi

Republican Jack Martins has some ground to make up if his party is to capture 3rd Congressional District, according to a Democratic poll released Thursday.
Democrat Tom Suozzi leads Martins, an Old Westbury state senator, 52 percent to 36 percent in a survey of 401 likely voters in the Democratic-learning North Shore district.
The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee commissioned the poll from Global Strategy Group, a... | more

August 8, 2016 | NY1

With Donald Trump slumping in the polls, some Republicans are concerned he could jeopardize their majorities in both the Senate and the House — an issue that’s particularly relevant here in New York, which has a number of closely contested House races, including one in Queens. Our Bobby Cuza has that story.

Like so many Republican candidates this year, Jack Martins has a problem. The man at the top of the ticket is so toxic, Martins... | more

August 1, 2016 |

For Immediate Release:
August 1, 2016

Contact:
Conor Walsh
(630) 803-4724

Press Release

Suozzi Announces “Fix Washington”
Thousands of voters’ support effort to Fix Washington and 'get things done' for the people of Long Island and Queens

Martins and national Republicans are "hypocrites." They attack Suozzi even though Martins raised taxes 31% and raised his salary 61%

Glen Cove, NY... | more